[WriteLog] USB Sound Cards
rmthorne at cox.net
Wed Dec 6 18:51:53 EST 2006
I went through this just a few months ago as I had purchased a new Dell
laptop that did not support Writelog.
I purchased a Sound Blaster usb soundcard, the Live 24 External. Its $50.
I tested it with the soundboard check program which comes up with a 6B.
The first thing the sound check program tells me is that it can't find a
line input. However, the sound blaster in fact does have a line input
on the back. I'm not so sure if the sound board check program tells the
The external usb card worked well during sweepstakes last month, but I
only used it for a single radio not so2r.
Rich - N5ZC
Scot, K9JY wrote:
> After searching the archives for "USB Sound Cards" and just "USB", I've failed to find any external USB sound cards that could be used with my new laptop that has a sound card rating of 6b. I would like 7f!
> The one USB external sound card rated 7f I know about is from USB Gear manufactured by Cool Gear...I ordered it when it showed in stock, never heard from them for 2 weeks, queried them and heard nothing for 3-4 days, e-mailed their tech support which responded "out of stock" and when asked when it would be shipping I got another response that said "part discontinued." Of course, the web site still shows it IN STOCK, but I'm not going to go that route.
> Any help -- including a source for the external sound card -- would be appreciated. If I get a good list, I'll post back here on the reflector so we have a marker for late 2006 external USB Sound cards...
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